A recent article in the Fairbanks Daily Newsminer describes how various animals survive Alaska’s cold weather. “Whether it’s a chickadee that weighs less than half an ounce or a moose that weighs 1,200 pounds, animals have different ways of coping … Read the rest Read More
I asked my 3- and 5-year-old grandsons, Elias and River, recently what they most like about Christmas. They both chimed in “Presents!”
Fair enough. The first thoughts of two little boys waking up on Christmas morning – hearts thumping with … Read the rest Read More
I owe Thelma an apology. As camp cook, sometimes-vet, and general hand at Jim & Lori Kedrowski’s camp in the Brooks Range, I learned that mules are different from horses. While that might be stating the obvious, it was also … Read the rest Read More
As camp cook at Jim and Lori Kedrowski’s hunting camp in the Brooks Range this fall, I had the rare opportunity to live and breathe in one of the most remote and mystical places on earth. The landscape defies description, … Read the rest Read More
I was out walking the dogs in my neighborhood the other day when I saw a woman standing in the middle of the road taking pictures, one after the other, of Hiland Mountain.
“I’m here visiting my daughter,” she said. … Read the rest Read More